Researchers Use RNAi to Explore What Makes Lyme Disease Tick; New Vaccine Could Emerge | GenomeWeb

RNA interference is being researched for use in fighting a slew of diseases, from eye disorders to HIV. Now Lyme disease has crawled onto the list: In the laboratory of Yale University School of Medicine professor Erol Fikrig, associate research scientist Sukanya Narasimhan is using RNAi to help develop a vaccine against Lyme disease and other deer tick-borne bacterial diseases.

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